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Scoutcraft

(E) Spelunking

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(E) Spelunking

  • Attribute:  Knowledge
  • Type:  Utility
  • Time:  N/A
  • Description:  Characters with this skill understand how to explore and navigate through caving systems. With a successful skill check, the character is able to determine the best way to gear up based on the type and location of cave, determine the likely inhabitants based on size, tracks, sounds, etc, and select the best routes based on the presence of water, sloping, air quality, etc. In addition, any move modifiers based on environment or terrain are reduced by one per skill point in Scoutcraft, and they get a +1 modifier per two skill points in Scoutcraft to Search, or a related skill, while in the cave. If the skill check fails, the character does not get the information or gain the modifiers for those caves; additional attempts may be made at a progressive difficult (-4) modifier, but after three fails, additional attempts may not be made for those caves until the skill rank has increased.
  • Prerequisites:  The Survival skill and four skill points in Scoutcraft